- 2 egg whites
- 500g icing sugar
- 1 tablespoon lemon juice
Prep:5min › Extra time:5min › Ready in:10min
- Beat egg whites lightly and add enough sugar to make icing that will hold shape. Blend in lemon juice to get desired consistency.
To finish a Christmas cake...
To ice your Christmas cake with royal icing, wait for the marzipan to dry on the cake for at least 24 hours. Then brush the marzipan with a bit of water, and spread with the royal icing. Allow the icing to harden, then decorate as desired.
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Used different ingredients. i used 3 tsp of glyserine instead of eggs - 21 Jan 2010
Altered ingredient amounts. when i made this it only took me 2 minutes! - 15 Apr 2011
WOW i din't think royal icing would be so easy!! you normally buy it in small packs for around £3!!! - 15 Apr 2011